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I Have Munchausen Syndrome

Munchausen Syndrome anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Munchausen Syndrome. You're not alone. 28 People

    Im Only 16

    Im awaiting blood tests for an auto-immune disease, and I dont know what to think. I feel disgusted at myself when i secretly wish i had something so theres a cinflict raging in my mind, i dont know what to do.
    munchausensabitch munchausensabitch 18-21 2 Responses Mar 24, 2013

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    I'm 14 and "suffer" from this awful syndrome.

    I often randomly say a part of my body hurts just so my mom will do something. I had pneumonia in June and really wish that it would have been a bigger more long term infection. I feel jealous when I read about cancer patients suffering and wish I could be among those people. I...
    stellagirl99 stellagirl99 13-15, F Jan 26, 2014

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    I Think The Love Of My Life Has, Munchausens.

    My girl friend, and I have been togeter almost a year now. We are engaged and I am worried she has Munchausens. In early March we found out she had stage 2 colon cancer. My daughter is 2 and, he stays with my mother so I could work two jobs and take care of my girl friend. Then...
    1127KM 1127KM 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2013

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    I'M Obsessed With Hospitals And Cancer

    I have spent a lot of time in hospitals because of two of my close family members who had cancer. I saw them suffer, and I know both of them would have done anything to end their suffering. But for some reason, I want to be in their shoes. I love hospitals. I love the smell, the...
    alexissss alexissss 18-21 3 Responses Mar 20, 2013

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    I Have Munchausen

    I know for a fact that I am sick, but I keep looking ways to go to the hospital , I feel so in peace or cared for You know what I mean. I don't want to let anybody know about my disorder but I want to have a surgery so bad! it hurts! have had three so far, but not because I faked...
    dulceocean1 dulceocean1 41-45, F Aug 30, 2013

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    I Feel Like I'm A Sick Person For My Munchausen's

    I fake OCD ADD kidney failure heart problems, oh and it's perfect. When I see sick people I'm jealous, i break my bones and i love it, my heart stops with longing when I see an ambulance or someone go to the hospital, I fantasize over saying I have cancer, and was exited when i...
    Charliepeach Charliepeach 13-15 3 Responses Aug 14, 2012

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    It's difficult for others to understand

    that I'd love to be lying in hospital, on oxygen, unable to move. Nurses caring for me, specialists understanding me, visitors making me laugh.No expectations. Thankfully my psychologist is helping me to understand it and talk to psychiast
    Jomail Jomail 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2014

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    Help?

    i have munchausen syndrome. and everyone is telling me to get a treatment for that itself... i dont believe that i have it. but everyone tells me i do... does anyone have any ideas on how to hurt myself? i feel like that pain is easier...because its the only way anybody will...
    smoot100 smoot100 22-25 6 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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    Need Advice

    I think I have a friend who has Munchausen's mixed with mythomania. I want to help, but I don't know how to tell her in a way that won't make her run for the hills. Any advice?
    anonym333 anonym333 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    My friend admitted to me

    that she has munchausens, and she actually does and then decided she didn't and won't speak to her therapist about it. She is hurting herself and putting everyone she knows out by pretending to be handicapped. How can I help her? She sits at home alone most of the day or comes...
    dannigirl81 dannigirl81 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 1, 2014

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    I'M Not The Only One Who Noticed

    obviously because i have faked/exaggerated things all my life, i have been to my doctors practice countless times with my mum, often resulting with either nothing or antibiotics (much to my dismay). Just a few weeks ago I was having a discussion with my mum as she was saying how...
    munchausensabitch munchausensabitch 18-21 1 Response Mar 31, 2013

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    I Don't Have Munchausen But I Have Been Really Hurt By One Who Did

    I'm hoping this will help people trying to get over Munchausen. I had a close friend who I believed had cancer, pretended to be sick, asked people to be supportive during times of when he "went into surgery", etc. And then one day, his girlfriend (and my best friend) told me that...
    loveisblind1 loveisblind1 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 23, 2012

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    Another Result Of A Rotten Childhood

    Just came back from therapy and if bi polar, PTSD, anxiety, and depression was not enough I have come to the conclusion that I have munchausen sydrome, I can not even pronounce this. As I sat in therapy with a ace bandage on my wrist from a fall I took I can do everything with my...
    Compulsive64 Compulsive64 46-50 Apr 26, 2012

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    i am 26 and i have pica...am addicted to the smell of sand,cement,chalk,car fumes and dirt.i always enjoy sweeping dusty areas because of the smell.I've been doing it since...
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    bunny413 bunny413 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    vishlia vishlia 31-35, F Jan 6

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    hypomom hypomom 46-50, F Jan 7

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    hypomom hypomom 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    AvgDudeJ AvgDudeJ 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    Lauraloohoo Lauraloohoo 16-17, F a week ago

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    Hi I really can't believe I am going to actually let anybody know this other than my immediate family.... Ever since I can remember I loved to eat baby powder and loved the smell...
    Malele135 Malele135 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I hate being sick. It makes all my pots symptoms go haywire.
    lynnox lynnox 22-25, F Dec 31, 2014

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    I remember this one particular play at school... I "won" the role of Can Can dancer - they wanted a line of us to perform the Can Can on the stage for some reason. I know I was...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls 26-30, F Jan 3

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    Baking soda omgg ; so obsessed with it
    BigBossLaLa BigBossLaLa 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    The uncle I suspect of raping me died this Monday... And memories started to haunt me again. All the things I keep inside... Most of them are about my grandmother. He used to live...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Asperger's is like a curse to me. I didn't ask to have panic attacks in cluttered noises. I didn't ask to not have a normal social. I CERTAINLY didn't ask to drag my family and...
    msvlogwars msvlogwars 16-17, F 25 mins ago

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    I'm a 21 year old female with possible hypermobility syndrome/EDS Type 3 or fibromyalgia. My mum has hypermobile joints but hasn't been diagnosed with HMS/EDS but has been...
    Kari9349 Kari9349 18-21, F Jan 1

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    A new information website has been developed for stiff-person syndrome to educate, empower, and advocate. www.thetinman.org
    TheTinManOrg TheTinManOrg 51-55 Jan 2

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    Hi there! My son is 3 months old and he has wpw syndrome. Since he was born he had SVPT two times in 2months...and when the doctors changed the therapy to Amiodarone he is stable...
    snegulka123 snegulka123 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    My partner was diagnosed with Stiff Person Syndrome in July 2014. Due to my own ignorance about the illness and my own selfish needs of refusing to accept her sudden disability, i...
    GeekyGirl82 GeekyGirl82 31-35, F Jan 12

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    Ok so this is important for anyone who has CFS or anything like it. I have had this illness for 4 1/2 years now, and I've been to a fair number of doctors. But it took awhile to...
    Invisibleninja12 Invisibleninja12 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    I respect the sanctity of marriage. honor the vows and the ever after.It never occurred to me that my marriage will go to the drain. We had great sex. I thought it was the core of...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    Hello there! I'm currently making some researches about Maladaptive Daydreaming Disorder. A disorder in which the person uses daydreaming as a defense mechanisme to escape from...
    RichardAndon RichardAndon 22-25, M 6 Responses Jan 20

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    Can someone please tell me they're symptoms of polycistic ovarian syndrome x
    iwantababy111 iwantababy111 16-17, F Jan 21

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    I have Asperger's Syndrome and am depressive as well, I would love new friends
    deanratzloff deanratzloff 13-15 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I hate that I am incompetent. Alright, so basically, my mom expects me to be able to do all kinds of things without being taught, because she thinks they're obvious. Well, they...
    sethdots sethdots 18-21, T 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I don't have a sibling with Asperger's . I was the sibling with Asperger's . When it was necessary my sister did what was necessary . She loved me and corrected me .. She knew that...
    TheRebelFaction TheRebelFaction 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    It's called "DMS" or Dirty mind syndrome, when everything you hear your brain automatically thinks of something dirty. Heart this if you have DMS
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 2

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    My son was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome in 2012 during the summer before his senior year of high school. He had a bone marrow transplant and nearly died twice in the...
    lynnieruns lynnieruns 41-45, F Jan 4

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    I have it. My favorite symptom is that people with it prefer nonfiction over fiction which I do.
    bobherry bobherry 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    My brother is Transgender, when my brother and i were little our parents got divorced and we had to move miles and miles away from our home with our mum, as we got older my brother...
    Hollie9 Hollie9 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    The invisible illness. We suffer terrible symptoms that, though often aren't life threatening, greatly handicap us and begin to take control of our life. Yet to most people we...
    rbeccalynn rbeccalynn 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 8